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    News Archive for October 2018

    Top 10 articles for October: From a 1950s modernist gem to a post office turned beach house

    With October behind us, let’s take a look at the top 10 stories covered by Architecture & Design this month. Click on the title to read the full story, and let us know which ones were your favourites – or what else we should have covered.


    The Architect’s Bookshop opens in Sydney this Monday

    Director of firm SJB Adam Haddow is set to open an architect’s bookshop in days.


    Self-driving cars come to Adelaide

    According to a recent ABC News story, self-driving vehicles have been tested on the streets of the Adelaide CBD in a bid to prove the potential for the technology to make Australian streets safer.


    It's time for free public transport

    Free public transport would benefit everyone, especially those on low incomes.


    Imagining your own SeaChange – how media inspire our great escapes

    Most Australians live in cities, but there seems to be a collective desire to escape the concrete and glass for green fields and open spaces.


    Solar Star: Using the sun to cool your home

    Solatube Australia has introduced a new solar-powered solution designed to remove excess heat from your roof cavity and reduce the interior temperature in your home in summer.


    Is the suburban Australian being marginalised by lack of public transport?

    Has transport infrastructure kept pace with the increasing development and expansion of suburban areas across Australia?


    Keeping office canteen floors beautiful, hygienic and safe

    The ideal office canteen flooring is one that balances good aesthetics with excellent function to provide a visually appealing, hygienic and safe space for the staff.


    Gender bias continues in Australian architecture

    Women represent 31 percent of the total architecture population in Australia; however, their presence is not so widespread among the senior levels, says gender equity advocacy group Parlour in a new report.


    New Northern Beaches Hospital marks suburb's transformation

    The $5.5 billion Northern Beaches Hospital in Frenchs Forest, Sydney has officially opened, three months ahead of schedule.


    City of Melbourne moves to protect city’s heritage

    New Heritage Overlays have been approved for 65 Melbourne CBD sites and laneways.


    Green Square gets an underground library

    Following six years of development, hundreds of residents recently celebrated the opening of the $61 million Green Square Library and Plaza.


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